So now we will have a look at how to add a media file in the wordpress library.
It is again very simple, just a few steps.
WordPress allows us to add, all kinds of media files like
You can go to add media page by clicking on the '
Add New' button displayed on the Library page or you can
select the '
Add New' option by hovering directly over the '
Media' options in the sidebar menu.
We have chosen the latter way-
Step 1 : − Click on
Add New in WordPress.
Step 2 : − Then, click on
Select Files option to select the files from your
local storage as shown in the following figure.
Step 3 : − From the pop-up window,
select the media files you want to add such
video. You can select multiple media files at once also.
After selecting the required files, click on '
Open'. The selected media files will get uploaded to the
Step 4 : − You can view the list of media files added in the library, as shown in the following screenshot.
In the next tutorial, we will discuss how to add a media file directly from a text editor, i.e., adding media file when
editing a post.